In today’s matches, the men’s played for the gold, silver and bronze medals. Plus, the places beneath.
Argentina, the reigning Olympic champions, were in fine form on the final day of the 2019 Pan American Champions scoring five goals on Canada for a 5-2 victory and a ticket to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This is Argentina’s 10th Pan American Games gold medal since the inaugural 1967 games. Los Leones had a great performance during the tournament, achieving the greatest honor and looking forward to the next Olympic Games.
Meanwhile, the USA returned to the Pan American Games podium for the first time since 1995. The Americans edged Chile 2-1 for the bronze medal, improving on their two fifth place finished in 2015 and 2011. The USA did well to maintain possession through the final minute and until they could finally celebrate the team’s best finish in 24 years.
Trinidad and Tobago held on to a 2-1 advantage over Cuba to earn 5th spot, while Mexico finished 7th at the 2019 Pan American Games after a 6-0 victory over Peru on the last day of the tournament.